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Foods To Eat After You Get Your Wisdom Teeth Out
Varies: Depends on the complexity of extractions..How many extracted..If both sides wisdom teeth were extracted the same time or just one side..If have limited mouth opening..May take upto 24 to 48 hours but if only one side and are able to open mouth.Can start chewing solid on other side after anesthesia wears off..Also depends on kind ofaanesthesia..If had IV sedation would take more time.. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
After novacaine off: It is recommended that you eat after the anesthesia wears off so that you wont bite your tongue & cheek or have trouble swallowing. Roughly 2 hours after surger should be ok. Soft and cool food is suggested and high protein food is preferred. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That varies: There is a wide range of post operative healing outcomes based both upon the type of extraction\impaction and the recuperative powers of the individual. For a simple wisdom tooth extraction, you can probably resume normal eating habits within a day or two; for a severe impaction, it might take a week or more. See how it goes, use your own judgment and also ask the surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nutrition? Go Soft!: The best foods to eat after a tooth extraction are those that are soft and do not have small seeds or hard parts in the food item. Yogurt, scrambled eggs, soups, mashed potatos, are great. Things like popcorn, seseme seeded breads, deli crackers, although soft should be avoided to minimize small particles from packing into to the extraction site. Maintain soft diet for 3 days after removal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soon: There is no specific time frame, but sooner is better. The food debris that remains in your mouth after you eat--especially the sugary stuff--is just fodder for bacterial activity. The sooner you brush, the sooner you remove much of that debris and the bacterial coatings on your teeth, tongue, cheeks, and gums. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes wait 20 minutes: When you are eating foods that are acidic the ph of your mouth will drop and your whole mouth becomes acidic. Your teeth will dissolve when the ph is below 5.5. Your saliva buffers the acids and get the ph back to a normal and safe level. If you brush your teeth when they are at their weakest, you can erode the enamel. So wait at least 20 minutes before brushing. Fruits and veggies are acidic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Drink what?: Drinking liquids to rehydrate is very import in your healing. Lots of water. Drinking alcohol should be done with caution especially if medications are being taken for pain. Alcohol slows the healing as well. Follow the post operative instructions closely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing hot/spicy: You need basically to stay on soft non irritating foods like jello, pudding, cold cuts, and soups. Avoid hot and spicy foods as they irritate the wound, smoking and drinking through a straw as negative pressure may cause the loss of the blood clotted in the socket to close it , delaying healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wisdom teeth: Around the ages of 16-21ish are usually not fully developed - where they haven't reached their full root length. This has "anatomic advantages" that can reduce potential compliations. Since many times they don't have room to emerge, the longer their roots are allowed to grow to full maturity length, the closer to an important sensory nerve (bottom ones) and to the sinus (upper ones) they can get. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever you want: Everyone responds differently following the removal of teeth. Some patients start with a liquid or soft diet immediately following surgery and advance their diet as tolerated. Other patients may resume their normal diet immediately. Your appetite and level of discomfort while eating are your best measures for progressing to a normal diet. ...Read more
3-4 days: I usually recommend a soft diet for 2-3 days following extraction but this depends on the extraction itself. Each peson heals differently so after a couple of days you can start eating foods that you can tolerate. Avoid hard chewy, chrunchy, and spicy foods until you are feeling better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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